Ellen Marie Sæthre-McGuirk

Professor Fakultet for lærerutd., kunst og kultur
+47 75 51 77 71

Om meg/bakgrunn

Doctor in de Kunstwetenschap (Katholieke Universiteit - Leuven, Belgia) (2003)
Master in European Studies - Diversity and Integration (Modern European Cultural History, and Law) (Katholieke Universiteit - Leuven, Belgia) (1998)
Bachelor of Science (Photojournalism (Mass communication), and Art History) (St. Cloud State University, Baylor University) (1995)
International Baccalaureate Diploma (St. Olav, Stavanger) (1994)

Academic and professional career: 
Leader of Research Group "Digital Arts Lab"
Associate Professor in Art and design theory and didactics, Nord University (Head of Arts Section) 
Leader of Research Group "Humanities, Culture, and Education"
Centre Director and Head of Research, Norwegian Center for Arts and Culture in Education
Associate Professor (II) Museum studies, BI, Oslo
Associate Professor, Cultural Studies and Art History, University of Stavanger
Curator (KORO) 
Freelance art critic and photographer, 
Lecturer of Visual Art, Gateway College (Paris, France)
Director, Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts
Chief project leader, Office for Contemporary Art, Norway - International Art Fund​
Photo Editor (The Voice/KUL)

Most Recent Visiting Professorships: 
2019 - 2019 Visiting Fellow, The Design Lab, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. 

Interested in reading about my international visiting fellowship and what it is like being on an international fellowship? Check out my blogg Down Under by Nord or contact me. 

Research Groups: 
2020- : Research Group Leader of Digital Arts Lab.  
2019- : Management Committee member of COST ACTION Dynamics of placemaking and digitization in Europe's Cities (CA18204)
2011-19: Research Group Leader of Humanities, Education, and Culture


I am currently teaching and respsonsbile for the Digital Art and Design Education programme (in.service teacher education) at Nord University. The program is a part-time one-year programme taught on-line. 

I also am responsible for the research component of the in-service teachers' masterlevel programme in professional digital competency, also taught at Nord University.